CHARLES C. WEST (1925, Bulk Freighter)
Identification
Year of Build:
1925
Official Number:
225066
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States
Vessel Type:
Bulk Freighter
Hull Materials:
Steel
Hull Number:
216
Builder Name:
Manitowoc Shipbuilding Co
Original Owner:
Rockport Steamship Co
Power
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
Triple expansion 17"-28"-47"; 36" stroke
# Boilers:
2 Scotch 12' 6" x 14' 6"
Propulsion Notes:
2000 hp
Dimensions
Length:
452'
Beam:
60'
Depth:
31'
Tonnage (gross):
6645
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Buffalo, New York
Date:
1979
How:
Scrapped
History

1925 Owned Rockport Steamship Co

1948 Lengthened 120' by Manitowoc Shipbuilding Co, WI

1952 Installation of two 4 cylinder unaflow engines, 23 1/2" x 26", 4260 hp, built by Skinner Engine Co; installation of 2 water tube boilers built by Foster-Wheeler Corp

1964 Owned Reiss Steamship Co

1969 Owned American Steamship Co (Boland & Cornelius)

1979 Scrapped

Contact
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email:tbrc@alpenalibrary.org
Website:
Agency street/mail address:
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188
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CHARLES C. WEST (1925, Bulk Freighter)